Art for Depression

On this week’s Art Doctor, we talk about depression. Or, rather, one particular aspect of depression that isn’t often mentioned: existential angst. I started thinking about this when talking to a friend. She struggles with big mental health issues, and has almost her whole life. So any coping mechanisms that most people use day-to-day aren’t […]

The Art Doctor is In!

Last November I started a YouTube channel called the Art Doctor. I probably should have mentioned that. In any case, here’s my latest video, which is a special one for International Women’s Day on the 8th of March! And here’s a link to my channel! For those of you who are new around here, check […]

The Railway Station

This week on The Art Doctor (my alter-ego!) we look at a fantastic and detailed Victorian painting by William Powell Frith. Check it out below: Here is the best image I could find of the painting – I’d love an even higher-res version at some point, but Getty Images wanted to charge me $600AUD for […]

Uncanny Art for Uncanny Times

Which eerie Rossetti couple are YOU? Take this quiz to find out!  Art can help us process the strange feelings inside, the ones that we can’t even articulate, but are lurking under the surface of our conscious mind. I know I’m not the only one to have noticed this: suddenly the whole internet is full […]